Sports Management

University College Dublin

12 months
19350 EUR/year
8545 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This MSc Sports Management programme at University College Dublin is targeted at graduates aiming to develop a career in the Sport industry and also experienced professionals who wish to enhance their career opportunities within this field.


The Sports Management  programme at University College Dublin provides graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical tools and techniques required to solve real life management challenges within the Sport industry.


The graduates who possess skills in the core management areas, are highly valued by employers within the Sports industry.  Many graduates are working in Ireland and internationally in a range of areas including national governing bodies, international sport federations, sports marketing and event management agencies, professional sports teams and community sport organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport Governance & Law
  • Sport Leadership & People Management            
  • Strategy & Operations Management in Sport
  • Sports Marketing
  • The Management of High Performance Sport
  • Research Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

The programme also offers the  unique opportunity  to study how high performance sport is managed from government policy to the views of key stakeholders within a sport organisation, such as the CEO, the high performance director, the coach, support staff and athlete.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19350 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8545 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8545 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

 Part Time

  • EU          fee per year - € 4305
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 12800


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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